Your motorcycle insurance

KBC Vehicle Insurance - Motorcycle

Your motorcycle insurance

KBC Vehicle Insurance - Motorcycle

Insurance tailored to you

Just want the insurance you have to have by law, or prefer more security? Whatever the case, choose the cover for your specific needs.

Additional discount

Holders of car or home insurance at KBC Brussels can ask for our reduced premium rate.

File claims using our apps

Use our KBC Brussels Mobile and KBC Brussels Touch apps to file claims with us fast wherever you are, then we'll do the rest for you in no time.

An accident can happen in a split second. Take out your motorcycle insurance at KBC Brussels and be properly covered when you go out on the road.

Third-party liability insurance for your motorcycle

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If you ride on a public highway with a motorcycle, by law, you must have third-party insurance.


  • Harm you cause to others with your motorcycle. Includes property damage (bodywork, buildings) and bodily damage (death or injury).
  • If a vulnerable road user is injured in an accident involving your motorcycle, their injuries are compensated even if you were not in fault.

Not covered

  • Damage to your own motorcycle
  • Bodily injury that you as the rider sustain in a road traffic accident
  • Harm caused during participation in competitions

The complete list of exclusions can be found in the general conditions.

Options: additional insurance for more security

If you're after more security, you can extend your third-party liability insurance cover by adding a number of options. You are not under any legal requirement to do so, but it could end up saving you a lot of money. If you're interested, be sure to read all the information we've provided below.

1. Legal assistance insurance: expert advice and legal assistance if you’re involved in a claim

There’s always the possibility that you’ll end up in a dispute following an accident. Our legal assistance insurance team (Defendo) will be on hand to advise and help if you're:

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  • involved in an accident and in a dispute over who's at fault
  • a victim of loss, damage or injury and the party responsible can’t or won’t compensate you for it
  • dissatisfied with repair work done to your motorcycle
  • in a dispute over revocation of your driving licence

We always try for an out-of-court settlement. If that doesn’t work, you can choose the lawyer you want to defend you in court. We will pay up to 100,000 euros to cover the costs of the court proceedings. And if the person who has to pay your loss doesn’t have the means to do so, we'll pay compensation of up to 12,500 euros.


  • If someone other than you caused you harm, we'll help you claim damages.
  • Legal assistance for contract disputes, such as when buying your motorcycle or getting it repaired.
  • Legal help in disputes with government agencies in connection with matters such as registering your vehicle, suspension of your driving licence and periodic inspections.
  • Criminal defence if you are prosecuted for road traffic offences such as speeding or riding your motorcycle under the influence.

Not covered

  • Fines and out-of-court settlements
  • Disputes arising from the carriage of persons and goods for consideration.
  • Disputes arising from taking part in competitions or wilful conduct constituting an offence.
  • Disputes further to renting a moped or renting yours out.

The complete list of exclusions can be found in the general conditions.

2. Assistance insurance: breakdown rescue service and roadside assistance for your motorcycle in Belgium or abroad

Assistance insurance: breakdown rescue service and roadside assistance for your motorcycle

It's not a lot of fun to be stranded at the roadside after you've broken down or had an accident. However, assistance insurance will ease the pain a little. With it, you can count on receiving roadside assistance for your motorcycle and a reliable breakdown rescue service, regardless of whether you're in Belgium or further afield.


  • If your motorcycle cannot be ridden as a result of an accident or because it breaks down, we'll provide breakdown assistance or arrange to have the bike towed away
  • If you have an accident or break down abroad, we'll also pay the cost of replacement transport or the cost of an overnight stay
  • If your motorcycle is stolen, we'll pay the cost of replacement transport abroad and the cost of transporting you to your place of residence in Belgium

Not covered

  • Participation in sporting and training activities for payment or profit
  • Damage you cause intentionally
  • KBC Brussels does not pay for any repairs, just costs for towing and for shipping replacement parts, etc.

The complete list of exclusions can be found in the general conditions.

3. Accident insurance: cover for any bodily injuries you may sustain as a rider

Your motorcycle may be properly insured, but what about you?
Did you know that riders aren’t covered for bodily injuries they sustain in accidents they cause? Accident insurance provides proper cover for all persons authorised to ride your motorcycle.


  • The costs of medical care after an accident
  • Costs for suitable transport if you need to be taken to hospital for medical treatment
  • Compensation for permanent injury
  • Financial support for your surviving dependants and reimbursement of funeral expenses should you die

We will pay compensation even if you caused the accident.

Not covered

  • Industrial accidents
  • Accidents caused intentionally or due to serious error
  • Participation in, and training for, speed races, time-speed distance (TSD) rallies and skills-based competitions
  • Accidents you caused under the influence of alcohol (more than 0.15%) or in a similar condition due to the use of substances other than alcohol

The complete list of exclusions can be found in the general conditions.

4. Fire and theft insurance

This insurance also covers your vehicle against damage due to theft, attempted theft and fire. In the event of a total loss, we will reimburse the price you paid for the vehicle, up to 12 months after the purchase date.
However, you can't take out this cover online, only with an Insurance Expert in one of our branches.


  • Damage caused by fire, explosion or fire-extinguishing activities
  • Melting damage as a result of a short circuit
  • Theft and attempted theft
  • Damage to your motorcycle as a result of an accident or vandalism whilst it was stolen
  • We pay up to 750 euros towards the cost of towing and repatriating the motorcycle and rider(s)

Not covered

  • Damage to your own motorcycle caused by a traffic accident
  • Theft if your motorcycle is stolen while unlocked in a public place
  • Damage caused by wear and tear or lack of maintenance
  • Damage you cause intentionally
  • Injury you sustain as a rider

The complete list of exclusions can be found in the general conditions.

Good to know

  • KBC Vehicle Insurance (Motorcycles) may include one or more of the above forms of cover. The type of insurance can be deduced from the name of the insurance.
  • This product is subject to Belgian law.
  • Insurance cover under this policy is for a term of one year and tacitly renews unless terminated no later than three months before the principal renewal date.
  • Your intermediary is the first point of contact for complaints. If no agreement can be reached, please contact KBC Complaints Management: Brusselsesteenweg 100, 3000 Leuven,, tel. 016 432 594. If you cannot find a suitable solution, you can contact the Belgian insurance industry’s ombudsman service: Ombudsman van de Verzekeringen, de Meeûssquare 35, 1000 Brussels,, ,
    This does not affect your legal rights.

To request a quote for KBC Vehicle Insurance (Motorcycles), visit our website or contact your KBC Brussels Insurance intermediary.

KBC Vehicle Insurance (Motorcycles) is a product from KBC Insurance NV – Professor Roger Van Overstraetenplein 2 – 3000 Leuven – Belgium –
VAT BE 0403.552.563 – RLP Leuven  – IBAN BE43 7300 0420 0601 – BIC KREDBEBB
The company is licensed by the National Bank of Belgium, de Berlaimontlaan 14, 1000 Brussels, Belgium for all classes of insurance under code 0014 (Royal Decree of 4 July 1979, Belgian Official Gazette of 14 July 1979).
Member of the KBC group

Be sure to read the information document before taking out insurance

For a concise description of the cover, the main exclusions and other useful information, please refer to the product fact sheet.

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